Which will happen first, love or murder? Sent to Travis Strong’s ranch for protection from a murderer, romance is the last thing Lexi Craig has on her mind. Nor does Travis want to fall in love ever again after the death of his beloved wife. Certainly, Travis’s soon-to-be teenage daughter doesn’t want a stepmother. But love blossoms in the hearts of those who need it most. Now, if only the police can capture the murderer before he kills again. Or will the bullets he has saved for Lexi find their mark?